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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Predictive Analytic Evolution of R

Have had a number of talks with industry leader about R and its potential. At least they have heard of it now, but are still nervous about how it fits into their needs, except in the most specialized of circumstances.  And how does it interact with common software solutions they already have?  Key questions for the promotion of analytics.   Information Management explores its evolution.

" .. R, the open source programming language for statistics and graphics, has now become established in academic computing and holds significant potential for businesses struggling to fill the analytics skills gap. The software industry has picked up on this potential, and the majority of business intelligence and analytics players have added an R-oriented strategy to their portfolio. In this context, it is relevant to look at some of the problems that R addresses and some of the challenges to its adoption.... " 

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